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New Haven, CT –Join us as a Walker or Volunteers on October 3, 2015 for the 5th Annual Walk Against Domestic Violence held at the East Rock Park Pavilion, New Haven, CT.
Family Centered Services of CT will be hosting the 5th Annual Walk Against Domestic Violence in East Rock Park in New Haven, CT. Join over 200 people as we walk to support victims of Domestic Violence. Volunteers are needed for all areas of the walk from registration to route marshal. …Continue
Added by Susan D'Orvilliers on September 23, 2015 at 3:21pm — No Comments
The following Wall Street Journal article is about a lot of topics in the nonprofit governance world. I thought framing my own thoughts around a nonprofit board's fiduciary duty of care to be one area of focus but beyond this subject is a rarely displayed "what can happen" when there's a new chair "in town" and when there are questions of competency (re paid staff) and transparency (financial and program) and the board's own fulfillment of its duty to provide complete oversight. Certainly…Continue
Added by Mike Burns on September 22, 2015 at 3:22pm — No Comments
As a generation of nonprofit leaders approaches retirement and the economic climate continues to stress financial resources, organizations in the social sector should shift their approaches to planning, governance and investment, according to a new report presented Tuesday, September 15.
The findings of the report, …Continue
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on September 17, 2015 at 10:00am — No Comments
It's also important that Consumers and Advocacy Groups pay close attention!
Health Insurance companies are trying to circumvent the ACA and price gouge consumers. Two proposed mergers will reduce competition, raise premiums and shut many…Continue
OneWorld Progressive Institute Presents: EDUCATION AGENDA -
Parental Involvement in Schools and Education IS Essential
The education of children is a collaborative (team) effort. If you drop your child off at school and have no input or knowledge of what is happening at school, you are not holding up your end. It's your responsibility to see to…Continue
In one of those "render under Caesar" (check your New Testament for greater understanding) and what appears to be a NIMBY challenge, the Tampa officials are basically on-attack of a homeless shelter that by many standards, appears to be doing its job--providing shelter to the homeless of Tampa. But it's clear from the Tampa Tribune article, that not everyone is pleased with the job the Shelter is doing and for the moment, using the courts and law enforcement to solve their perception of the…Continue
Added by Mike Burns on September 11, 2015 at 10:38am — No Comments
Added by N'Zinga Shani on September 10, 2015 at 9:23pm — No Comments
For a growing nonprofit with a small board, those interested summer students are a crucial revenue stream. And getting the Academy’s studios ready by the first day of the program was imperative.
“We don’t have board members donating $100,000,” said board chair Andre Tchelistcheff, an architect who led the renovation. “The school is financially viable.”
These three sentences in a Wall Street Journal article on the Gelsey Kirlkland Academy's new space and future highlights that…Continue
Added by Mike Burns on September 4, 2015 at 3:09pm — No Comments
Cheers to All!!!
The Fall will soon be upon us. Now what about a great tour to add to the brilliance of the autumnal sparkle of the trees in New Haven.
My recommendation is Mat Duman and his wonderful tour on the…Continue
Added by Patricia B. Illingworth on September 3, 2015 at 4:07pm — No Comments
Are you interested in serving a year with AmeriCorps as an AmeriCorps VISTA? Click here to apply to serve as an AmeriCorps VISTA (Volunteer in Service to America) Member with PAVE New Haven. Partnering to Advance Visions in Education (PAVE) is an AmeriCorps VISTA Project that…Continue
Added by Aidan Wildes on September 2, 2015 at 10:49am — No Comments